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  • Medelinked App Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

    The free Medelinked App is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on the App Store. It provides users with peace of mind that if they need urgent medical treatment at home or abroad, their secure medical history can be quickly and safely accessed and shared from their iOS device.

    Medelinked enables individuals to record a range of medical details including allergies, conditions, immunisations, medications and tests and the ability to store images of scans, and x-rays to complete their health profile as well as storing insurance and other documentation.

    By RealWire
    Posted December 18, 2014

  • BYOD Red Alert: Employees are Your Biggest BYOD Security Threat

    BYOD Red Alert: Employees are Your Biggest BYOD Security Threat

    When it comes to BYOD security, your company would be better off looking on the inside and focusing on your employees. BYOD still has a lot of benefits to offer, but companies need to go the extra mile in educating and training employees to better handle the numerous security risks they could face. Enforcement of established BYOD guidelines is another excellent way to address security. Only then can businesses proceed to grow with more confidence in tackling whatever threats come their way.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted December 18, 2014

  • A Skeptical Forecast for Wearable Tech

    A Skeptical Forecast for Wearable Tech

    For the moment, wearable is still sitting on the tarmac, getting ready to take of. We should see even more devices next year, but it’s more than likely we won’t reach an age of wearable adoption until we develop personalized gadgets that solve new problems.

     
    By Jared Jaureguy
    Posted December 18, 2014

  • Enterprise Mobility Survey Shows Poor User Experience is the Leading Cause of Enterprise Mobile App Failures

    With the explosion of mobile apps, business users are putting more pressure on developers and designers to deliver a large number of mobile applications with stunning and sleek user experiences. 

    By RealWire
    Posted December 12, 2014

  • Why Businesses Should Consider Flash Array Storage For Their Big Data Needs

    Why Businesses Should Consider Flash Array Storage For Their Big Data Needs

    Business demands are always fluctuating, so to keep up in a world that seems to be constantly on the move, the best choice is to go with flash array storage.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted December 05, 2014

  • How Apple Pay Differs From Other Mobile Payment Services

    How Apple Pay Differs From Other Mobile Payment Services

    You better get used to paying with your phone. It’s already a popular method of making purchases in places like Japan and even some countries in Africa, but in the United States it hasn’t caught on quite as quickly. While so-called tap-to-pay methods have been around for a number of years already, Apple’s recent announcement of their own mobile payment service, called Apple Pay, has sent a new wave of excitement through the technology community.

    Services like Google Wallet and CurrentC are certainly not new, but overall adoption and acceptance has been sluggish. Apple Pay might be just the thing to propel mobile payments to widespread popularity. But how does Apple Pay compare to other services that already have established methods and techniques? Read on to see how Apple Pay might completely change the game and if it could end up being one service you want to use.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted November 19, 2014

  • World's First Satellite-Powered Tablet To Use Newtec Technology For E-Learning

    Satellite solution provider Yazmi today announced a new e-learning scheme using the first satellite-enabled tablet, called Odyssey™, and Newtec's multicast technology to deliver content via satellite to rural, remote and low income regions in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

    The end-to-end content delivery system aims to improve performance outcomes for students and teachers in areas where there is weak computing and Internet infrastructure. The first pilots of the technology are taking place in India (with 30,000 licenses) and the sub-Saharan region in Africa, with the latest trials in two schools in South Africa, in Rietkol, in Mpumalanga Province, and at Heathfield, in Western Cape.

    By RealWire
    Posted November 14, 2014

  • The Challenges of Bringing BYOD to the Military

    The Challenges of Bringing BYOD to the Military

    While improvements are still needed, the military does appear to be intent on implementing BYOD. There are definite benefits to an organized BYOD strategy, and the military wants to make the most of it while technology continues to advance. As long as security is improved and costs go down, personal devices will likely be part of the military sooner rather than later.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted November 14, 2014

  • Examining the Two Most Touted Benefits of BYOD

    Examining the Two Most Touted Benefits of BYOD

    Bring your own device (BYOD) may not exactly be new, but many companies are still trying to figure out if it’s the right move for them. While roughly half of all organizations have instituted some kind of BYOD policy, that still leaves the same number looking at their options and wondering if allowing employees to use their own devices for work is really worth it. There are many reasons BYOD may be adopted, but the two biggest benefits cited by BYOD supporters are the increases in employee productivity and overall job satisfaction. But do employees who use their own devices actually get more work done, and does it also make them happier while on the job? A careful examination of the claims is necessary, especially for those businesses still on the fence about making BYOD a part of their operations.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted November 05, 2014

  • BYOD vs. COPE: The Fight Over Freedom and Security

    BYOD vs. COPE: The Fight Over Freedom and Security

    One of the biggest trends from just the past few years can easily be summed up through the letters BYOD. Bring Your Own Device policies have been all the rage among companies looking to increase employee productivity while also saving on costs, and it’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be slowing down. According to Gartner, about half of companies will have some sort of BYOD program in place by the year 2017. But all is not sunshine and rainbows for the relatively popular BYOD movement. The issue of security continues to grow as IT departments struggle to keep up with the demands of an ever-evolving landscape of mobile devices and security threats. With this prevalent concern, an alternative strategy has popped up called COPE. Comparing the two reveals both strengths and weaknesses for the competing mobile device methods.

    By Rick Delgado
    Posted October 28, 2014

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